Sugar bowl and cover

Object Number: 
1944.257ab
Date: 
ca. 1760-1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 in. ( 14.6 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on let in base: "E. BRASHER" in a rectangle over "N-YORK" in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl and cover; inverted pear-shaped body on a low molded circular foot; molded domed cover surmounted by a cast pineapple finial; upper third of the lid later replacement; vertically applied, reeded bezel fitted over the vertically applied, plain rim of the bowl; body and lower half of the lid decorated with repousséd floral sprays alternating with diagonal striations; upper portion of the lid decorated with wheel turned bands; maker's marks on the base (replacement base let in).
Gallery Label: 
This sugar bowl is probably an English (Georgian) piece restored by Brasher.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group